Programme team leader

We're looking for someone who gets excited about our youth programme, and can provide leadership, motivation and inspiration to programme team.

A cub cooking on a campfire

Our programme team leader is a deputy county commissioner role and is responsible for leading our programme team, which is responsible for supporting the youth programme and adventurous outdoor activities*, enabling our leaders to deliver challenging, exciting and relevant balanced programmes. They are also responsible for planning and delivering our county programme of activities, competitions and events for young people and promote youth shaped scouting.

Our deputy county commissioner for programme also leads on the direction and successful implementation of our county programme plans and strategy to help us to reach the objectives outlined in our skills for life county plan.

Together our programme team looks after:

  • supporting the 6-25 programme  
  • support for achieving top awards in all sections
  • the provision of county events, activities, and competitions
  • activity and programme advisors (DofE Award, hiking, climbing, spiritual, nights away etc.)
  • county sectional support teams
  • county-wide events

*Our adventurous activities team is supported by Bill Compton, our county adventurous activities manager.

The level of commitment and flexibility in the role is 
something which is appealing and very rewarding all 
at the same time. We are open to all options and want
to meet individual's circumstances. With this in mind, 
we are seeing more partnerships between shared roles
so thinking differently is important to us.

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